Tabloid Hell: Beth Ditto’s spandex knock back

Gossip star won't be donning a catsuit for a new fashion show...

Beth Ditto’s relationship with the fashion world has always been a bit tense – from her refusing to play a gig in Topshop until they stock clothes for bigger sizes, to her erroneously believing New Look had offered her her own range.

Now she’s rubbing up posh clothes designers the wrong way.

According to today’s (October 18) Sun newspaper, the Gossip star was given the option to choose the material for a custom costume she was going to wear for the forthcoming Fashion Rocks event.

Rather than plumping for stonewash denim or moleskin like other modern day trend-setters, Beth went for her trademark spandex, causing her designer Christopher Kane to splutter into his skinny latte in disgust.

Kane refused to make the costume out of Beth’s chosen material, so she’s going to have to choose something different for tonight’s (October 18) swish fashion bash.

“I found out the hard way that fancy designers don’t like to use fake materials,” sighed Beth. We hope she flips ‘em all the bird and goes for her customary strip-down routine in the middle of the Royal Albert Hall. That’ll give them something to ‘Gossip’ about…